University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Advanced Computer Science

This programme is aimed at imparting advanced knowledge across a broad range of computer science and offering training in advanced skills. The course is suitable for those who wish to enhance their computing skills in order to improve their contribution to information technology-related industry or to pursue research and development in academia or industry; there is choice of pathways available.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree in computer science or a joint degree with a minimum of 50% computer science, or overseas equivalent; applicants with relevant experience in lieu of academic qualifications considered; IELTS 6.5 (writing 6); TOEFL 100 (Internet based) with 24 in writing; TOEFL 250 (computer based) with 5 in TWE; Cambridge proficiency grade C.

Course modules

Modules include: Research methods and professional skill; optimization for learning, planning and problem-solving; semi-structured data and the web; ontology engineering for the semantic web; principles of digital biology; introduction to health informatics; parallel programs and their performance; designing for parallelism and future multi-core computing; data engineering.

Sponsorship information

The School offers a number of postgraduate scholarships to both home, EU and international students: 10 x £1000 Kilburn International Scholarships; plus 10 x £1000 Kilburn Scholarships (Home/EU).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 275 4740